Disability Services Center

Student Resources

The Student Resources page provides links to external websites that have been reviewed by the DSC and that we believe may be of interest or assistance to students. If you encounter a broken web link, please e-mail Stacey Brownlie

Accessible Campus Maps

Gorham Campus Accessibility Map 

Lewiston Campus Accessibility Map

Portland Campus Accessibility Map

Accessible Presentations

Accessible Presentations: What Every Presenter Should Know

Academic Strategies

Chapman University Online Note Taking Overview (be sure to visit all three tabs on the left)

Dartmouth College Note Taking Video and tips

Tips for Effective Study - A video series from Dartmouth College aimed at teaching and improving learning strategies.

Rewordify - A tool that rewords passages in English into simpler language.

Grammarly - A free browser extension that proofreads documents / emails / et cetera for grammar and spelling.

Disability Rights

Office of Civil Rights Postsecondary Education

Rights and Responsibilities to Ensure Educational Access for Students with Disabilities (USM)

Financial Aid Resources

Making College Affordable: A Guide for Students with Disabilities

Accessibility Tip Sheet:  Scholarship & Financial Aid Resources for Students with Disabilities

Graduate Exam Bulletins

BOC Exam Candidate Handbook


ETS Website for Students with Disabilities and Health-Related Needs

GRE, TOEFL, PRAXIS Tests and School Leadership Assessments Supplemental Bulletin for Test Takers with Disabilities and Health-Related Needs

ETS How to Request Accommodations

Mental Health

Test Anxiety tips and coping strategies from Butte College

Mental Health Support Group at The ROCC (USM)


Service Animal Information (USM)

Service Animal Resource Hub - ADATA

Maine State Legislature - What is Maine's state law on Service Animals?

Maine State White Cane Law - Misrepresentation as Service Animal or Assistance Animal


Technology Tools recommended by the DSC